Borno

FSARS rescues 4-year old son of Borno APC Chairman, arrests 3 kidnappers
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FSARS rescues 4-year old son of Borno APC Chairman, arrests 3 kidnappers

A man in handcuffs Operatives of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Maiduguri have rescued Kashim Bukar-Dalori, the four- year old son of the Borno All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman kidnapped on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the boy was kidnapped from school around 1p.m. by an […]

Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno
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Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Nigerian Army Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram. Four suspected insurgents were killed in the process, the army said. The insurgents on Tuesday ambushed a passenger bus along Gwoza-Pulka road, Warabe and abducted travellers. The attack was believed to have […]

183, 000 PVCs unclaimed in Borno, says INEC
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183, 000 PVCs unclaimed in Borno, says INEC

PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 183,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected in Borno. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Magaji, disclosed to newsmen in Maiduguri on Thursday. Magaji said that the unclaimed PVCs 113, 000 for newly-registered voters […]

Borno workers threaten strike over N20b gratuities, others
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Borno workers threaten strike over N20b gratuities, others

Gov. Karim Shettima of Borno.<br />Photo: Twitter/BornoGovt Workers in Borno State have threatened to embark on strike over government’s non-payment of their N20 billion gratuities. Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Titus Ali Abana, pledged to lead the strike, if government fails to pay the backlogs. He said that […]

UN demands ‘swift justice’ for Borno killers
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UN demands ‘swift justice’ for Borno killers

Stephane Dujarric The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for those responsible for Sunday’s killings in Malari village, Borno State, to be brought to “swift justice”. Guterres, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Stephane Dujarric, condemned the killing of dozens of people in violence in Borno by suspected […]

Borno governor’s wife donates 100 rams to clerics, vulnerables
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Borno governor’s wife donates 100 rams to clerics, vulnerables

Borno State First Lady, Mrs Nana Shettima on Sunday in Maiduguri distributed rams to 100 clerics and widows affected by Boko-Haram insurgency. Borno State First Lady, Mrs Nana Shettima on Sunday in Maiduguri distributed rams to 100 clerics and widows affected by Boko-Haram insurgency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Global conflicts displace 65m people, kill 26,000 In Northeast, says UN 
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Global conflicts displace 65m people, kill 26,000 In Northeast, says UN 

[fILE] UNDP, Edward Kallon The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon said global conflicts and violence have displaced 65 million people across the world, as 26,000 have so far been killed in the Northeast. Kallon disclosed this during the commemoration of the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) at […]

MSF launches emergency aid after dozens of children die in Borno camp
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MSF launches emergency aid after dozens of children die in Borno camp

Speaking yesterday in Yola during the commissioning of 12 waterproof tent-classrooms in the Education Must Continue (EMC) IDP school located in Sangere, Gerei local government, the executive Director of VSF, Sunday Ochoche, said that his organization has spent over N1.5billion Naira to enable victims of insurgency return to school. / […]

Army trains personnel to rout remnants of terrorists, others
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Army trains personnel to rout remnants of terrorists, others

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that this year’s Combat Support Arms Training (COSAT) week is to completely rout the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents and other criminals in the country. Buratai, who made the comment yesterday while addressing […]

World Bank supports Nigeria with $611 m to get children back to school
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World Bank supports Nigeria with $611 m to get children back to school

World Bank The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611 million dollars to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said. Tahir made this known in Kaduna on Friday at a meeting with officials of Kaduna […]

Rotation of power promotes equity, fairness, justice, says Lai Mohammed
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Rotation of power promotes equity, fairness, justice, says Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that rotation of power guarantees “equity and social justice under the present democratic dispensation in the country.” The shift of power in geo-political zones and senatorial districts are in conformity with the provision of 1999 Constitution. […]